Effect of teicoplanin and G-CSF on survival in experimental MRSA pneumonia in neutropenic mice.

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AIM To evaluate the effects of Teicoplanin and/or Granulocyte-Colony Stimulating Factor (G-CSF) on survival in an experimental model of MRSA pneumonia. MATERIAL AND METHOD Seventy five Swiss Albino mice weighing 35 gr (32-43) were used. 50 microl of clinical isolate of MRSA (3 x 10(8) CFU/ml in saline solution) was administered by tracheal puncture to… (More)

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